Guide Concept

This project will utilize the Edge MicroServer (EMS) to connect ThingWorx Foundation to a Raspberry Pi.


Guide Info

Level Intermediate
Est. Time 60 Minutes
Published Mar 18, 2021
Author Jason Wyatt

You'll learn how to

  • Set up Raspberry Pi
  • Install, configure, and launch the Edge MicroServer (EMS)
  • Connect a remote device to ThingWorx Foundation
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Things used in this guide


This guide assumes use of either the hosted Foundation server or the downloaded trial.

You will also need the following:

  • Raspberry Pi - You may purchase one from the Raspberry Pi web site, Digi-Key or RS.

    Note that this guide was created on a Pi 2 and cross-tested on a Pi 3 and Pi 4. Other versions of the Raspberry Pi are not covered, and may be utilized only at your own discretion.

  • An SD card (8+GB... 16+GB recommended) with the Raspbian operating system installed.

    Note that this guide utilizes Raspbian Buster Full. Other OSes are not covered, and may be utilized only at your own discretion.

  • A monitor, USB keyboard, USB mouse, and WiFi to interact with the Pi.
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